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ID (ISN) del documento111411
Número CIS 11-0065
ISSN - Título de la serie Revista CIPA
Año 2009
Número de serie
Autor(es) Cunha S.
Título Prevention and control of risks in the marble industry
Título original Prevenção e controle dos riscos presentes em marmorarias [en portugués]
Información bibliográfica Aug. 2009, Vol.30, No.357, p.30-53. Illus.
Resumen This article reviews the risks inherent to the tasks carried out in marble cutting operations, together with the appropriate preventive measures. Contents: summary of the various occupational safety and health projects undertaken in Brazil since 1988; effects of silica exposure in marble operations; control and preventive measures; exposure to chemical and physical agents (noise, vibration); ergonomic risks; personal protective equipment to be supplied by the employer; refresher training as a means of prevention; periodical medical examinations; retracing the history of the working conditions in the marble-cutting sector in Brazil; activities of the marble industry technical group established in 2004.
Descriptores (primarios) Brasil; mármol; sílice; talla de la piedra; condiciones de trabajo; riesgos para la salud
Descriptores (secundarios) silicosis; postura en el trabajo; equipo de protección individual; limitación de la exposición; valores umbrales; riesgos químicos; aspectos legales
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
Tema(s) Minas y canteras
Broad subject area(s) Industrias y ocupaciones
Navegación por categoria(s) Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)
Mining and quarrying
Workplace health promotion